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PAKISTAN: Fighting drought and inequality to ensure food security

GHI 2017: Country Case Study

Pakistan is also one of the countries most affected by disaster and climate change in the world. While in some districts of the country the effects of drought and poverty are hardly felt, in others they threaten communities with hunger.

In the 2017 Global Hunger Index, Pakistan ranks 106th out of 119 qualifying countries. A comprehensive overview of Pakistan’s nutrition situation was provided by the 2011 National Nutrition Survey, which showed that many of the most disconcerting statistics related to conditions in the southern province of Sindh. Together with Concern, Welthungerhilfe developed a project design to erase hunger and inequalities.

PAKISTAN: Fighting drought and inequality to ensure food security
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Language

English

Year of publication

2017

Purpose

Welthungerhilfe Information Background material

Topics

Hunger and nutrition security

Continents and countries

Asia Pakistan